Archive of ‘Parenting’ category

Yoga for kids in East Wenatchee

I received an email from local mama Mimi Vimont, the owner of BeYoutiful Hot Yoga on Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee and a new studio on Riverside Drive in Wenatchee, and I wanted to pass along a quick heads up about a new program she’s started for kids. “We have been in business almost five years […]

Happy fall from Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry!

Happy fall to our wonderful Wenatchee community. We hope the back-to-school bustle wasn’t too hectic and that supply shopping, open houses, orientation and meet n’ greets were a success! Hopefully your children retained at least some information from orientation, unlike my son, who seemed to completely forget in the six hours between orientation and open […]

I see you.

To the woman who takes her autistic son to the splash pad because he loves the water, I see you. To the mama at Target watching her 4-year-old march alone into a men’s restroom for the first time, I see you. To the woman pumping breast milk on the plane next to her sleeping baby, […]

Our (natural) birth story

Mid • wife • ry The profession or practice of assisting women in childbirth. Throughout the course of my pregnancy people commented on my choice to use a midwife a lot. Typically it was people who were curious about the practice and how midwifery differed from an OB. Occasionally people excitedly shared their experience delivering […]

Books we love: “Parent Hacks”

My mom gave me the best book ever for my birthday this year (I’m a first time mom so any hack I can get my hands on to try is excellent): “Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids” by Asha Dornfest and illustrations by Creighton Berman. Not only is it entertaining, well written, […]

As I prepare to say goodbye to you

(A letter to my daughter, Brenna, as she enters her senior year of high school.) As I look ahead to your last year at home, my heart cannot fathom how we got here so quickly. My arms feel you, still, as I held you in the rocking chair in your nursery. My photo albums burst […]

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